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Daily Media Digest: Saturday 3 December - Monday 5 December 2011

 

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Students' Letter to Nick Clegg

Huffington Post

Yesterday the Office for Fair Access announced that a total of £70m will be taken from students' pockets to fund the con trick of fee waivers

Fifth of universities to lower fees

?The Press Association

But the National Union of Students (NUS) raised concerns that the Government's attempts to get universities to keep average fees below £7500 do not benefit ...

Last updated at 12:35 PM on 4th December 2011

?Daily Mail

But the National Union of Students raised concerns that the Government's attempts to get universities to keep average fees below £7500 will not benefit ...

University tuition fees: Last-minute changes approved

BBC News

About a fifth of England's universities have had their plans to change their fee packages approved weeks before the application deadline…

 

Further and Higher Education:

 

More Welsh universities 'at risk of collapse' than a year ago ...

?WalesOnline

But the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW), ... The 2010 assessment – of 11 higher education institutions – was taken before the merger of ...

Harder working, less satisfied – the foreign scholar's lot?

?Times Higher Education

The findings are detailed in a paper in the Journal of Higher Education, International Faculty: Experiences of Academic Life and Productivity in US ...

'Labour would have spared sector Maoist and chaotic reforms'

?Times Higher Education

The government's higher education reforms have created “unnecessary risk” for universities, the shadow business secretary has said in his ...

University seals funding agreement with bank

?Scotsman

Santander Banking supports higher education and research through funding for scholarships, mobility grants, special projects and non-academic achievement ...

University fees 'too expensive' for some Jersey students

?BBC News

In their letter to the education department, parents said they felt the financial pressure to provide further education for their children was "unfair and ...

Fees cut for uni students

?Peterlee Mail

Teesside University is one of 24 universities in England, along with a further education college, to have had plans to lower fees approved by the Office for ...

University fees fall by 0.5%

?Insideireland.ie

The University and College Union (UCU) have said that the new changes will cause even more confusion for students at a time when University applications are ...

 

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Rhaid i fyfyrwyr fod yn flaenoriaeth yn nyfodol Glyndwr

Mae arweinwyr myfyrwyr wedi annog gwleidyddion a llunwyr penderfyniadau i lynu at y weledigaeth sydd wedi ei chanoli ar fyfyrwyr ar gyfer dyfodol addysg bellach ac uwch yng Ngogledd Ddwyrain Cymru.

 
Students must be at the centre of Glyndwr's future

Student leaders have urged politicians and decision-makers to adhere to a student-centred vision on the future of higher education in North East Wales.

 
Dylai pleidleisiau i bobl 16 ac 17 oed ar bwerau treth incwm 'fod yn gam cyntaf yn unig' i ddiwygiad

Mae UCM Cymru yn galw ar Lywodraeth y DU a Chymru i gydweithio i ymestyn y bleidlais i bobl 16 ac 17 oed ym mhob etholiad

 
Votes for 16 on income tax powers ‘should only be the first step’ to wider reform

NUS Wales calls on the UK and Welsh Governments to work together to extend the vote to 16 and 17-year-olds in all elections

 
Canlyniadau etholiadau Cynhadledd Maes 2014

Llongyfarchiadau i Siôn Davies, Carmen Ria Smith a Robiu Salisu, a gafodd eu hethol i BGC UCM Cymru gan gynrychiolwyr yn y Gynhadledd Maes ddoe.

 
Strathclyde establishes emergency fund for international students

A hardship fund to support EU and international students in emergencies has been established at the University of Strathclyde.

 
 

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NUS Black Students' Officer Malia Bouattia wins #EightWomen award

Malia Bouattia has been voted a winner of Media Diversified’s #EightWomen awards.

 
Charity fundraising partner Student Adventures goes into administration

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Proposed GCSE reforms could be detrimental to many students

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University students warned to stay vigilant amidst suspected mobile phone fraud

The National Mobile Phone Crime Unit (NMPCU) has launched an investigation into a suspected mobile phone fraud targeting students at universities across the UK.

 
NUS criticises ‘Know Your Limits’ rape poster campaign

NUS has expressed huge concern today at the ‘Know Your Limits’ recent poster campaign to tackle rape. The poster points out that in a third of reported rapes the victim had been drinking and warns people to monitor their alcohol consumption. It is available for download on the Home Office website and has been sighted in NHS premises.

 
 

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